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        Supplices infligés aux Coolies Chinois par les Etrangers. - Supplices inflicted to Chinese Coolies by Foreigners

      Sans lieu, ni date, [Canton?], (1876) - 1 volume in-8, 47 pp., pleine basane tabac, croisillon de lacet de cuir sur le dos, décor de supplice à froid estampé sur le premier plat (reliure chinoise de l'époque). Ouvrage illustré de 46 scènes hors texte (surtout scènes de supplices) avec légendes en regard. Le premier possesseur de cet ouvrage a eu le bon goût de traduire au crayon le titre de chaque gravure. Une ancienne note manuscrite précise: "distribué en ville pendant notre séjour dans le but d'exciter le peuple contre les étrangers". Bon exemplaire, en bon état. Très rare exemplaire de propagande anti-occidentale destinée à limiter l'exode des populations chinoises en les effrayant par des récits populaires et des images é pouvantables. Le candidat à l'émigration se fera ainsi déféquer dessus, on lui coupera les oreilles, on le pendra par les pieds, il sera éventré, fouetté, dévoré par les chiens, jeté dans un chaudron de sucre brûlant, fusillé au canon et autres supplices "à la mode chinoise".

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        Specification of Captain Richard Burton. Fire-arms and projectiles [cover title]

      London: printed by George E. Eyre ... at the Great Seal Patent Office. 1876. "Folio, a single sheet folded to make 4pp., last 2 pages blank; sewn into original blue printed wrappers; previous folds, a few short marginal tears and creases; very good. The date of Burton's patent (no. 3069) for a carbine pistol was September 1, 1875. ""The principle of the weapon is to avoid the use of the shoulder on horseback. The weapon can be used either as a carbine with both hands, the left arm extended as in archery: in this case the cartridge contains 84 grains of gunpowder. Used with one hand the charge must be reduced to 45 grains"" (see Burton, Isabel, Life, I, pp. 455-57 for a good account). Rare. Huntington only in OCLC; no copy at auction in 35 years; Casada 327; Penzer, p. 229. "

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        The Lives of the Conjurors

      Tinsley Brothers, London 1876 - pp. viii, 360, in original maroon cloth with decoration stamped in black. Spine cocked, mild edgewear, otherwise very good. Magic-themed bookplate of William H. Bard on front pastedown; early ownership signature P. Allen) on title page. Frost offers a general survey of the history of the conjuring arts and discusses the lives of many individual magicians without divulging their secrets, but instead concentrating on the impact they had on the entertainment world in general. Toole Stott #304. Scarce in the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Popular Life of Gen. George A. Custer [salesman's dummy]; Gen'l Geo. Major General of Volunteers, Brevet Major-General U.S. Army and Lieutenant Colonel Seventh U.S. Cavalry

      New York: Sheldon & Company. 1876. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Uncommon salesman's dummy copy. First edition, 1876. Cloth hardcover with some gilt on the front cover, illustrated, erratic pagination, with several order-form sheets at the back of the book before the rear flyleaf, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, age-toning or foxing to some pages, some soiling or discoloration to the covers, minor creasing to the tips of some pages, light rubbing and wear to the tips and edges of the covers, no dust jacket. Pastedowns feature alternate bindings. Rare dummy copy!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Balaclava : The return 25th October 1854 ; "The charge of the six hundred" photogravure print

      London: Fine Art Society, 1876. No binding. Near Fine. Paper size: 26-3/4 x 17 inches Image size (not text): 25 x 13-1/8 inches Circa 1876."The Charge of the Six Hundred" by Lady Elizabeth Butler. black and white photogravure (not a steel engraving), copyright, The Fine Art Society London Balaclava, the return, 25th October, 1854. ... photogravure, copyright, the Fine Art Society LondonSurvivors walking back after the failed charge of the Light Brigade; wounded, bandaged. and dazed figures, some mounted soldiers.Includes two stanzes from poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.Professionally washed and cleaned, soft crease in bottom margin otherwise in near fine condition.Elizabeth Southerden BUTLER (1846-1933)BUTLER, Lady Elizabeth Born Lausanne, Switzerland 1846; died Gormanston, Co.Meath 1933. Elizabeth Thompson, later Lady Butler, was perhaps the leading painter of this genre of the late nineteenth century. Her famous quartet of paintings exhibited between 1874 and 1877 (Calling the Roll after and Engagement in the Crimea - Her Majesty the Queen; Quatre Bras - National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Balaclava - City of Manchester Art Gallery; and The Return from Inkerman - Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull) established her reputation but her subsequent works never quite achieved the fame of these earlier pictures, in spite of such dramatic scenes as Scotland for Ever! (Leeds City Art Gallery) and The Defence of Rorke's Drift (Her Majesty the Queen). She continued to exhibit at the Royal Academy until 1920 but with few exceptions, all her pictures had military themes particularly soldiers in battle. While she never witnessed actual warfare, although she was in Egypt for some years in the 1880's with her husband, Lieut. Gen. Sir William Butler, many of her pictures were drawn accurately using models in some cases, or observing soldiers on maneuvers or practicing charges at Aldershot. For instance, when Queen Victoria commissioned the artist to depict the defense of Rorke's Drift, Elizabeth Butler went down to Gosport where the 24th Regiment was billeted upon its return from Natal, and made sketches from life. The soldiers even re-enacted the battle in their original uniforms worn throughout the campaign.

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        Fashion and Passion; or, Life in Mayfair. In Three Volumes

      Chapman and Hall, London 1876 - First edition. Three volumes. The three-decker first edition in original dark red decorated publisher's cloth stamped in black, gilt spine titles. Binder's ticket: "W. Bone & Son, 76 Fleet St. London" on the rear pastedowns. Front pastedown's with light glue stain and remnants of the original printed circulating library label. Light professional conservation and repair to the spine ends and hinges, seven leaves in volume one are partly damaged and torn (pp. 19-22), with some loss of text (upper margin of pp. 39-43, 141-144), else a good sound set. An outrageous and enjoyably presumptuous popular novel of London society, with chapter titles taken from the best Victorian novels of the day. The scarce first edition, which had sold out as soon as it was announced, and which prompted a commoner second edition in 1877. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Théatre complet. publié par D. Jouast. Préface par M.D. Nisard. Dessin de Louis Leloir gravés à l'Eau-forte par Flameng.

      Librairie des Bibliophiles,, Paris, 1876 - Otto volumi di cm. 25, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Frontespizi in rosso e nero. Ritratto di Molière all'antiporta e 31 belle tavole fuori testo incise all'acquaforte (ciascuna protetta da velina). Elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello. Taglio di testa colorato. Esemplare marginoso, fresco ed in perfetto stato si conservazione. Ottima e stimata edizione stampata in una tiratura limitata a 750 esemplari su carta vergata. Cfr. Vicaire V, 933-34. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Illustrated Book of Pigeons with Standards for Judging

      Cassell Petter & Galpin, ND [1876], 1876. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Edinburgh: Cassell Petter & Galpin, ND [1876]. Volume 1 - 224 pp. Volume 2 - pp. 225-392. Fifty color plates by J.W. LUDLOW. Rubbed leather spines, worn corners, boards somewhat warped.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        Weidmanns Freud' im Wald und auf der Haid'. Darmstadt C. Köhler (1876). Quer kl. Fol. 48 nn.Bll. mit 24 mont. chromolithogr. Tafeln nach Aquarellen v. C. F. Deiker in illustr., goldgepr. OLwd.-Mappe.

      . . Nicht in Souhart.- Reizendes Album des bekannten Wetzlarer Tier- und Jagdmalers (vgl. Thieme-B. VIII, 559).- Die schönen Tafeln mit jagdbarem Wild in landschaftlicher Umgebung.- Titel mit kl. Randläsur, tls. etw. stockfleckig, dekorative orig. Mappe nur leicht berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Bilder aus Elsaß-Lothringen.

      Stuttgart, Neff (1876).. Mit 212 (45 ganzseitigen und getönten auf Tafeln) Holzstichen nach R. Aßmus. 4 Bll., 274 S., 1 Bl. Aufwendiger brauner Lederband d. Zt. mit Rücken- und Vorderdeckelvergoldung, goldgeprägtem Titel auf einer schwarzen intarsierten Lederraute. Die hintere Decke mit goldgepr. gekröntem Monogram "S Y" (?). Einband signiert J. Kosel, Brauna. 28,5 x 23 cm.. An den Innengelenken Tipp-Ex (?) Spuren, abgeklebtes Exlibris. Tls. etwas fleckig, die letzten 60 Seiten am oberen weißen Rand feuchtfleckig. Wir sind bis 12.01.2015 im Urlaub; der Versand kann erst nach unserer Rückkehr erfolgen. Wir bitten um Verständnis!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        MS + LS - Hektrographiertes Typoskript mit zahlreichen eigenhändigen Korrekturen von Herzberger. Dazu ein Brief mit beider Unterschrift.

      . . Hans Boegehold (1876-1965), Mathematiker und Optiker, Leiter des Rechenbüros der Carl-Zeiss-Werke; Maximilian Herzberger (1899-1982), Physiker, Boegeholds Mitarbeiter bei Zeiss, nach seiner Emigration in die USA 1934 entwickelte er für Eastman Kodak die Superachromat-Linse, später lehrte er an der Universität von New Orleans. - - Entwurf zur Vereinheitlichung der optischen Terminologie, zur Abstimmung zwischen den führenden Herstellern optischer Apparate, Carl Zeiss in Jena und Leitz in Wetzlar. - - "Die Bezeichnungen in der geometrischen Optik. Von H. Boegehold und M. Herzberger". -16 Seiten hektographiertes, von Herzberger eigenhändig überarbeitetes Typoskript. - - Dazu der von Boegehold und Herzberger unterschriebene Begleitbrief an Erwin Lihotzky (1887-1941), Ingenieur und Optiker bei den Leitz-Werken in Wetzlar, Jena 24.IX.1930, 1 Seite folio, gedruckter Briefkopf "Carl Zeiss Jena". - - "... Anbei übersenden wir Ihnen einen Vorschlag zu einer einheitlichen Bezeichnungsweise auf dem Gebiete der geometrischen Optik. Da wir gern vor der Veröffentlichung in den einschlägigen Fachzeitschriften evtl. Abänderungen und Erweiterungen, die vorgeschlagen werden, einfügen möchten, bitten wir um baldmögliche freundliche Rückäußerung ..." - Mit einer eigenhändigen Nachschrift Herzbergers: "... Bitte um Empfehlung und Weitergabe des beiliegenden Versuchs an Ihre Kollegen ..." - - Das Typoskript mit Besitzstempel des Optikers Hein Carl Claussen, Lihotzkys Nachfolgers bei den Leitz-Werken. - - siehe - Vorschläge zur Schaffung einheitlicher Begriffe auf dem optischen lichttechnischen Grenzgebiet. Potogr. Ind., 39 (1941), pp.46-47.

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        Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. A Cruise in Polynesia and Visits to the Pearl-Shelling Stations in Torres Straits of H.M.S Basilisk.

      John Murray, London 1876 - xx, 328pp, plus 32 page publishers catalogue at back. Spine decorated gilt with raised bands and morocco titled label. With frontispiece, 3 full-page plates, and 4 maps. Pages Uncut. Stiff plastic wrapper. A previous owners bookplate depicting Lizard Island. Bound by Atkinson of Salisbury. Size: 8vo - 23x14.5cm(Thick) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Banfield House Booksellers]
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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians With Letters and Notes, Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventures among the Wildest and most Remarkable Tribes now Existing

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1876. Hardcover. Fine Condition. With three hundred and sixty coloured engravings from the author's original paintings. Bound in half red calf and red cloth with rules stamped in gilt on the covers and with the spines stamped in gilt Five raised bands on the spines. Top edges gilt. Endpapers are marbled.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        The Countries of the World : Being a Popular Description of the Various Continents, Islands, Rivers, Seas and Peoples of the Globe / by Robert Brown - [6 Volumes Issued and Complete in 3 Bindings]

      London : Cassell, Petter And Galpin, 1876-1881, 1876, Hardback, First EditionVery good copies all in the original gilt-blocked full dark Morocco leather. Raised bands; spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Remains quite a well-preserved set overall. ; 0 pages; Subject: Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, North, Central & South America, West Indies - Description and travel. Description; 6 v. : ill. , maps, ports.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Asher & Adams' Connecticut (Connecticut and Long Island, NY)

      Asher & Adams, New York 1876 - Copperplate engraving with hand-coloring. From Asher & Adams' New Columbian Rail Road Atlas and Pictorial Album of American Industry. Sheet size: 17 3/4 x 24 1/8". Inventory#: p1051pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        The Graphic - An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper Volume 14 (No 345 in July 1876 plus special xmas-number) - Volume 18 (No 465 in October, 1878) bound together in two volumes

      London. Original Half leather. Binding slightly rubbed.. London, 1876-1878. Folio. Some pages missing, very few pages with defects and cutouts. Hundreds of text-illustrations and several large fold-out-illustrations. Original Half leather. Binding slightly rubbed. Includes also the serial "The History of a Crime" by Victor Hugo. Includes also an original advertising leaf.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        Central Africa. Naked Truths of Naked People. An account of Expeditions to the Lake Victoria Nyanza and the Makraka Niam-Niam, West of the Bahr-El-Abiad (White Nile).

      London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1876,. in-8vo, frontispiece (photographic portrait), XV + 330 p., richly illustrated + 1 folding map, small legacy stamp 'Guggisberg', original publisher's pictorial violet clothbound, accident at spine, wear at spine ends, hinges and corners, upper inner joint partially cracked. Very good copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Opposing "the Democratic Silver Scheme"

      Washington, D.C. 1876 - Manuscript Letter Signed, to Samuel B. Ruggles, Washington, D.C., August 12, 1876. 2 pp., 5 x 8 1/4 in. Representative James Garfield writes to Samuel Ruggles, a New York lawyer, Canal Commissioner, and businessman regarding monetary policy. Partial Transcript"I owe you an apology for not sooner replying to your interest lette rof the 24th ult but I have been so overwhelmed with work that I have hither to been unable to keep up with my correspondence.We have thus far successfully resisted the Silver Scheme, but the Democrats renew the fight every day determined, if possible, to carry it through. We have succeeded in getting in some good debate on the subject which I think will help to correct the public mind."Historical BackgroundThe Coinage Act of February 12, 1873 brought an end to the minting of certain silver coins, including the standard silver dollar, causing the demonetization of silver. Democrats later advanced legislation allowing the unlimited coinage of silver dollars in an effort to re-monetize silver, sometimes motivated by the suspicion that the Act was a criminal conspiracy to adopt the gold standard.ConditionVery good. Tape stain at top.

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        Pictures by Daniel Maclise, R.A

      London: Virtue and Co., 1876. Decorative Cloth. Good. Maclise, Daniel. [1876] Contains 11 engravings of Maclise?'s work, presented as tissue guarded plates. Engravings by R. Graves, F. Joubert, S. Sangster, J. Franck et al. 58 pp. Folio— 35x27 cm. Green moiré effect cloth binding with black and gilt tooled decoration and titling to both boards and backstrip. Bevelled edges. Aeg. Corners and top / tail of backstrip worn as well as a few points on the bevelled edge. There is a reasonable amount of foxing, but fortunately this does not affect the front of the plates. Note: The binding for this book requires attention. The bands have become detached from the boards, the quires are still being held together, by the bands, but the entire text block is unstable and requires some work. The good thing is that apart from a 3 inch split at the ffep the endpapers are intact. I could arrange for my bookbinder to undertake the necessary repairs and these would be charged at cost. N. B. This is a heavy book [1.8 kg] and so postage outside the UK will require a supplement. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Daniel Deronda

      Blackwood, Edinburgh 1876 - 4 volumes. Three quarter calf, green fine ribbed cloth, gilt and morocco labels on spine. Half-titles present. No paper wrappers included. Calf worn in places, a couple boards loosened, a very clean and bright set internally. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        The Lives of the Conjurors

      London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. pp. viii, 360, in original maroon cloth with decoration stamped in black. Spine cocked, mild edgewear, otherwise very good. Magic-themed bookplate of William H. Bard on front pastedown; early ownership signature P. Allen) on title page. Frost offers a general survey of the history of the conjuring arts and discusses the lives of many individual magicians without divulging their secrets, but instead concentrating on the impact they had on the entertainment world in general. Toole Stott #304. Scarce in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        The Three Voyages of William Barents to the Arctic Regions, 1594, 1595, and 1596, by Gerrit de Veer. First Edition Edited by Charles T. Beke, Phil.D., F.S.A. 1853

      London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1876. Second edition. Cloth. Spine sunned, spine ends worn, small institutional bookplate to front pastedown, owner's nautical bookplate opposite, hinges starting, otherwise about very good. 8vo. 12 b/w illus. and 2 folding maps. Revised edition. With a 'Postscript' of five unnumbered pages at the beginning of the text. King 139. National Maritime Museum 767.

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        Historia del Descubrimiento de las Regiones Austriales hecho por el General Pedro Fernández de Quirós. Three volume set

      Madrid: Manuel G.Hernandez. Very Good. 1876, 1880, 1882. First. Nicely bound in full navy morocco, four raised foliated bands; top edge gilt. Three folding maps. ; 8vo ; lxxv,402,[ix];xxii,428,[iv];[ii],158,[i] pages .

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        1876 A QUAINT TREATISE ON "FLEES, AND THE ART A ARTYFICHALL FLEE MAKING" TREATISE ON FLIES & FLY MAKING W. H. ALDAM 1ST EDITION REAL FISHING MATERIALS VERY RARE $$

      A QUAINT TREATISE ON "FLEES, AND THE ART A ARTYFICHALL FLEE MAKING,"1876; W.H. Aldam; First Edition, 2nd Issue; London, John B. Day; Illustrated by James Poole, Fly Materials; 13, Errata, 92 Pages, 22 Descended Mounts; w9"xh11.2"; EXTREMELY RARE!!!Great For any Fishing Fan or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Selling for over $7,000.00; Only 220 Copies were Produced, first book to use Actual Materials!!!Attributes:A Beautiful, sleek original dark green cloth cover design with pretty black leaf/fish pictorials and a gorgeous gold pictorial centerpiece, with an ornate gold pictorial binding, stamped back borders, beveled cover edges, gold page edges, each page in a red border, with a brilliant Color Chromolithograph frontispiece of Llugwy North Wales, and another of Offerton Stepping Stones, Derbyshire, with Six Brilliant Thick Cardboard Mats with 22 sunken mounts, each containing numerous Real Materials/Samples of fur, feathers/string/line and 23 Flies, with round colored tabs.  Plus, a Completed Grey & Green Drake at the End and a Great Read; Nice Size!!!Some Contents Included:LOCAL MARCH BROWN, SPING DUN, LITTLE CHAP, IRON BLUE OR WATCHETT, BLACK GNAT, TAILEY TAIL, LIGHT DUN, CROSSING BROWN, SMALL COMMON ANT, WILLOW FLEE, INDIAN YELLOW, SUMMER DUN, ETC.!!!Background:"Both issues of this scarce work bear the date 1876 on the spine; a very few are recorded with a title page date of 1875, but it appears that no copies were actually sold until the Spring of 1876. Approximately 200 copies were sold over a period of several years" (James Cummins). "There exist to-day many books with excellent representations of artificial flies. But the best of all, for beauty and interest, is Aldam's ?Quaint Treatise'" (Hills). The two large mayflies in the book ".were tied by James Ogden. These are the oldest surviving examples of which the author knows" (Betts).Condition:Condition is Good+/Very Good.  Some wear to edges/corners/top/bottom of spine cloth, rubbing/wear to hinge cloth, few marks to back, bookplate Charles Fruen, pages are pretty good some light blemishing throughout mainly near margins, small old piece to tape to bottom of half title/pg.39, hinges/text block are very good, might be missing a couple materials, a few tabs just have a line/string so not sure if suppose to have something else there.  Overall, for over 135 years old its in Good+/Very Good Condition!!!

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        BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER

      1876 - In Three Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1876. Original green cloth decorated in black. First Edition of this novel, published actually in November 1875, near the end of its serialization (August 1874 - December 1875) in The Fortnightly Review.~BEAUCHAMP is the first, and greatest, of his [Meredith's] less deeply personal books. It is political. It dabbles with ideology. It has much to say -- and nearly all of it severely critical -- of the condition of England in the middle 1870s. It is a strange, absorbing book, one that makes demands on the reader. It is lyrical, oracular, subtle in its shifting point of view, and funny too. BEAUCHAMP preserves its greatness as a political novel for the main reason that it is the expression of a paradox. It promotes no cause. It isn't Tory. It isn't radical. It floats the notion, everywhere now gaining support, that small is beautiful. [Williams]~This is an unusually clean, near-fine copy, with very little wear (a few faint cover marks, one small hole near the top of one spine) -- quite remarkable for a three-decker novel, as most copies (but not this one) went straight to the lending libraries where they would be plastered with labels and then rented out. Meredith's two last novels, from the 1890s when the libraries were dying out, do frequently turn up in this condition -- but not the earlier ones, such as BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER. Collie IX; Sadleir 1688 (and pp 380-381, where he ranks this novel eighth in scarcity among Meredith's fifteen works of fiction). Loosely inserted is the 1948 customs declaration when the most-recent owner of this set bought it from Myers & Co. of New Bond Street. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Kiosco della Società Enologica (1° Premio del Comitato)

      1876-77, Napoli 1876 - Carnevale napoletano 1876. Raffigurazione del chiosco, vincitore del primo premio, allestito dalla Società Enologica. Tavola n° VIII stampata su fondo seppia e finemente colorata a mano all'epoca. Alla stampa è unita la tavola di descrizione. Macchie al margine inferiore mm 358x527

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        The Hand of Ethelberta

      Smith, Elder and Company 1876 - This is the two-volume 1876 First Edition of Thomas Hardy's The Hand of Ethelberta, A Comedy in Chapters, (322 + 318 pages), printed by Spottiswoode for the Smith, Elder and Company publication. These have been recovered by the prestigious bindery Bayntun (Bath), as indicated by their stamp to a blank front end page in each volume. The (8.25" x 5.25") covers, full green leather with extensive gilt decoration and lettering, author and volume number is red backgrounds, are in very good overall condition, with some wear to the top spine edge in Volume I, and light scuffs to both, but no prominent stains or notable tears. The gilt is unfaded. The spines are straight and securely connected. There is no play in the front and back covers. The marbled inside cover spreads, cover edges wrapped with gilt, are clean and unfaded, with no attachments or writing, no stains or tears. The pages edges, gilt all-around, as bright, clean and without tears. There are no stamps or attachments in either volume. There are a few pencil notations, but no ink or other indelible marks. The pages are almost uniformly clean, with occasional light discolorations, but with no such flaws to almost all pages. These volumes do not have ad pages. The bindings are tight, with no loose or missing pages. There are no page tears or creases. All text, and the eleven George Du Maurier illustrations, are as new. The above photos are accurate reflections of the book conditions. International shipping would be by priority express insured, with a shipping charge of $100. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I Cavallini di Carta (premiati) ed Esterno del Festival

      1876-77, Napoli 1876 - Carnevale napoletano 1876. Raffigurazione del carro, vincitore del primo premio. Tavola n° X stampata su fondo seppia e finemente colorata a mano all'epoca. Alla stampa è unita la tavola di descrizione. Macchie al margine inferiore mm 345x505

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        Les pervenches

      A. Vérésoff 1876 - - A. Vérésoff, Genève 1876, 13x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin violet à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés et orné de triples caissons dorés, date en queue, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés, ex-libris encollé sur une garde, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de Semet & Plumelle. Notre exemplaire est enrichi du poème autographe de l'auteur intitulé "Invité de Longfellow" de deux pages qui figure dans ce recueil relié en début de volume, et relié in-fine, de deux pages manuscrites de l'auteur et d'un portait original à la plume le représentant. Rare et très bel ensemble parfaitement établi. Provenance : du fonds des poètes suisse romands d'Albert Natural qu'il constitua à partir des années vingt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        State of Nevada

      Julius Bien & Co., New York 1876 - Black-and-white photo lithograph. Department of the Interior. General Land Office. J. A. Williamson, Commissioner. Compiled from the official Records of the General Land Office and other sources by C. Roeser, Principal Draughtsman G.L.O. Photo-lith & print by Julius Bien 16 & 18 Park Place NY. Sheet size: 33 3/4 x 26 1/4". Inventory#: p614pmat.

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        The Illustrated Natural History: Mammalia: Birds: Reptiles Etc: The Natural History of Man Africa The Illustrated Natural History: Mammalia: Birds: Reptiles Etc: The Natural History of Man Africa

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1868-, 1876. Four volumes, quarto, each with numerous wood engraving; handsome contemporary half calf, marbled boards, endpapers and edges, gilt spines. John George Wood (1827-1889) was an ordained priest, but from the 1850's he was developing a career as a natural historian; The Illustrated Natural History was his first book originally published in 1851. Wood's appeal as a populariser of natural history was spotted by the publisher George Routledge. Routledge asked him to contribute to a shilling series of handbooks which also enjoyed great success, Routledge followed this with a three-volume set of The Illustrated Natural History, which appeared in a number of editions. Many future naturalists were said to have been inspired by reading these books at an early age.

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        The Illustrated Natural History: Mammalia: Birds: Reptiles Etc: The Natural History of Man. Africa. The Illustrated Natural History: Mammalia: Birds: Reptiles Etc: The Natural History of Man. Africa

      George Routledge and Sons, 1868-, London 1876 - Four volumes, quarto, each with numerous wood engraving; handsome contemporary half calf, marbled boards, endpapers and edges, gilt spines. John George Wood (1827-1889) was an ordained priest, but from the 1850's he was developing a career as a natural historian; The Illustrated Natural History was his first book originally published in 1851. Wood's appeal as a populariser of natural history was spotted by the publisher George Routledge. Routledge asked him to contribute to a shilling series of handbooks which also enjoyed great success, Routledge followed this with a three-volume set of The Illustrated Natural History, which appeared in a number of editions. Many future naturalists were said to have been inspired by reading these books at an early age. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE PAPYRUS OF NEBSENI IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM

      London: (Trustees of the British Museum), 1876. photographs mounted on cardboard loosely laid in later slipcase. Nebseni. oblong folio. photographs mounted on cardboard loosely laid in later slipcase. unpaginated. Thirty-three photographs, mounted on cardboard, produced by the Autotype Carbon Process. Brief introductory comments included. No. 9900 of the collections of the British Museum, purchased by the Museum in 1836. The papyrus, containing the Book of the Dead, was discovered in Memphis, dated no later than the 18th dynasty (c. 1550-c. 1292 B.C.). Nebseni is believed to have been a priest and a scribe. Ex-library. Title page and introductory comments tanned and small tears at edges. Mounts for photographs tanned.

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        DICTIONNAIRE DES NOMS PROPRES OU ENCYCLOPEDIE ILLUSTREE DE BIOGRAPHIE, DE GEOGRAPHIE, D'HISTOIRE ET DE MYTHOLOGIE

      Bureau de la Publication - Michel Lévy 1876 - RO40113798: 1624 pages. Illustré de très nombreuses gravures et cartes en noir et blanc dans le texte. Auteur, titre, caissons et fleurons dorés sur le dos. Filets dorés sur les plats. Texte sur 3 colonnes. Papier blanc collé au dos des plats et en pages de garde. Annotations d'époque à la plume dans tout l'ouvrage. Quelques brûlures sur certaines pages, altérant légèrement la lecture. Quelques cahiers se détachant. La partie biographique et historique comprend la vie des hommes célèbres. le résumé de tous les pays et de tous les temps. la chronologie des empires, etc. La partie géographique contient la nomenclature de tous les lieux dont la connaissance offre un intérêt quelconque. la description des villes. l'ethnologie, etc. Ouvrage orné de plusieurs centaines de portraits, de cartes et de gravures représentant des types de races, des costumes, des vues de villes, de monuments, de sites remarquables, etc. In-4 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Mors fendus. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 30-Encyclopédies générales [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Suez-Cide!! or, How Miss Britannia bought a dirty puddle and lost her sugar-plums.

      John Snow & Co. 1876 [1893] Sl. marking to fore-edge of p. 7. Orig. glazed printed pink paper wrappers, sewn as issued; sl. dulled. 20pp. v.g.Miller & Matthews B6.3; a forgery of the first edition. With minor typographical differences throughout including the asterisks on pages 7 and 10 having 8 radii, instead of 6 in the genuine first edition; page 8 line 11 has 'Anthony?' instead of 'Antony' and page 11 line 19 has the printing error 'ust' instead of 'just'. Miller and Matthews note that copies of this forged edition were offered to a number of antiquarian bookdealers by a 'Mrs A. Sinclair' in May 1893. The forgery was exposed in the

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        The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom

      London: John Murray,, 1876. Octavo (180 × 119 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco by Woolman of Stockton-on-Tees (with his ticket), decorative gilt spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Armorial bookplate of William Kirk to front pastedown, his gilt crest in tail compartment of spine. A few neat marginal pencillings, paper flaw in blank margin at foot of p. 465, bound without the errata slip. A clean handsome copy. First edition, with the three-line errata slip facing page viii. Darwin's research on fertilisation in plants was an offshoot of his work on evolution and natural selection. To demonstrate that genetic variation gave organisms an advantage in the struggle for survival, he performed experiments demonstrating that self-fertilisation weakened plants in comparison with those that had been cross-fertilised. Darwin considered this volume to be a compliment to his 1862 book, Fertilisation of Orchids, though this one was more technical and the initial print run was low, with only 1500 copies selling in the first year.

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        Grammaire de la Langue Chinoise Orale et Ecrite

      Paris, Maisonneuve et Leroux, 1873 et 1876. - 2 grands volumes in-8, VII-248 pp. (Tome I), XVI-547 pp. (Tome II), reliure ancienne demi-basane, plats cartonnés frottés, dos à nerfs, petits cachets discrets de bibliothèque, bons exemplaires. Edition en 2 tomes de la Grammaire Chinoise par le Sinologue Paul Perny, Auteur du Dictionnaire français-chinois. Le Tome Premier traite de la Langue Orale, le Tome Second de la Langue Ecrite. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA CRITICA DE CATALUÑA (9 Vols.)

      - **(ENVIO GRATIS = CORREO ORDINARIO // CERTIFICADO = 4-6 EUR. // CONTRAREEMBOLSO = 7-9 EUR.)** Ed. Juan Aleu y Fugarull; Barcelona. 1876. Castellano. HOLANDESA PIEL CON DORADOS EN LOMERA Y ESQUINAS. 9 vols. 30x22 cms. 4714+VIII pags. MAGNÍFICA OBRA DE 1876.- LA ENRIQUECEN 52 GRABADOS A PLENA PÁGINA Y UN ÍNDICE BIBLIOGRÁFICO DE 8 PÁGINAS.-COMPLETA Y SALVO POR LEVES ROCES, EN MUY BUEN ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN. HISTORIA. CATALUNYA.

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        The Official Report of the Recent Arctic Expedition.

      London: John Murray, 1876 - First edition. 8vo. pp. [i], 96; frontispiece map; previous owner’s inscription to map recto, minor foxing at front and rear, else very good in recent period-style quarter calf, gilt, marbled boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia del Descubrimiento de las Regiones Austriales hecho por el General Pedro Fernández de Quirós. Three volume set.

      Manuel G.Hernandez 1876, 1880, 1882, Madrid - Nicely bound in full navy morocco, four raised foliated bands; top edge gilt. Three folding maps. ; 8vo ; lxxv,402,[ix];xxii,428,[iv];[ii],158,[i] pages

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        KINSE SHIRIAKU: A HISTORY OF JAPAN, FROM THE FIRST VISIT OF COMMODORE PERRY IN 1853 TO THE CAPTURE OF HAKODATE BY THE MIKADO'S FORCES IN 1869.

      JAPAN IN CHAOS AFTER PERRY'S VISIT, CIVIL WAR & INSURRECTIONYokohama 1876, - Wetmore. Original stiff buff wrs., corners &spine worn as usual for this binding, 148p., 14 x 22 cm.,2ndedition, re-published from the "Japan Weekly Mail," notes.OBSCURE PRIMARY RESOURCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

      27 February 1876, Cambridge - A 3-1/2-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED on both sides of a 9" x 7" sheet of paper to his neighbor Mrs. Horsford written on his birthday and thanking her for remembering it with fruits and flowers. Longfellow compares the flowers to the Flower Dial at Upsala "which marked the hours by the blooming of the flowers, that composed it. These mark the years on a larger dial, and suggest perhaps graver thoughts." Longfellow then quotes the first stanza, four lines, of Felicia Dorothea Hemans's poem "The Dial of Flowers." SIGNED "Henry W. Longfellow." A touching and poetic letter. Horsford was the wife of Eben Norton Horsford, professor of chemistry at Harvard and a neighbor of Longfellow's. A few faint glue stains from where a tissue engraving, still present, was once attached. Near Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        TOKUGAWA CHISEKI NENKAN KIJI: ANNALS OF THE TOKUGAWA ADMIN- ISTRATION. TOKUGAWA YOSHINOBU THE 15TH SHOGUN ESCAPING TO HIS SHIP KANYOOMARU AFTER THE BATTLE OF TOBA-FUSHIMI, 1876. A TRYPTICH WOODBLOCK PRINT.

      A DRAMATIC NICE SCENE SHOWING THE SHOGUN IN WHITE CAP SEAS [Tokyo 1876, - Manya]. Tryptich prints, with grass cloth covervey good, clean, strong impression, excellent color, accord-ion folded, as issued, signed in block, clean, bright copy.THIS WORK HAS ELUDED ALL YOSHITOSHI REFERENCE BOOKS ! IT IS Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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